Graduate study in the School of Education is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to critically analyze the field of education. Graduate students in education work closely with a small, collaborative group of nationally renowned faculty whose overall scholary productivity is among the top 10 of U.S. schools and colleges of education. The School of Education offers Colorado's top-ranked Master's and PhD programs that take an interdisciplinary approach to studying the history and foundations of education. Its close-knit, supportive community is grounded in its shared commitments to democracy, diversity, equity and justice.  

Degrees offered:

  • MA in Curriculum and Instruction
  • MA in Curriculum and Instruction plus Teacher Licensure
  • MA in Educational Foundations, Policy and Practice
  • MA in Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity
  • MA in Higher Education
  • MA in Learning Sciences and Human Development
  • PhD in Education
    • Educational Foundations, Policy & Practice
    • Equity, Bilingualism & Biliteracy
    • Learning Sciences & Human Development
    • Literacy Studies
    • Research & Evaluation Methodology
    • STEM Education
    • Teacher Learning, Research & Practice

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MA, MA+ Teacher Licensure, PhD
GRE not required
Spring: November 1; Summer: January 15 (MA+ English/Social Studies), January 15 (International, MA), February 1 (Domestic, MA); Fall: November 15 (International, PhD), December 1 (Domestic, PhD), January 15 (MA+ Math/Science), January 15 (International, MA), February 1 (Domestic, MA)